International Cambridge Curriculum – Overview

In 2011 Lycée Michel Lucius (LML) responded to the growing demand for an international English language curriculum offer by launching its international classes taught in English. The offer is aimed at students with English as either a first or a second language.

International School Michel Lucius is a fully accredited Cambridge Assessment International Education school ( ), welcoming students from all over the world.

Our School Ethos – We care

  • We foster international mindedness in a nurturing as well as academically challenging environment.
  • We provide a wide and flexible range of subjects to suit individual students’ interests and strengths
  • We offer an inclusive environment where students from all over the world can feel at home
  • We support international students with their integration into Luxembourg’s society by fostering their language skills and ensuring that they are padt of the whole school community

Curriculum Structure and Qualifications

Our students complete a coherent, exciting and internationally standardised curriculum. The Cambridge Assessment International Education standards ensure that our students gain depth in their learning and leave our school with globally recognised qualifications.

Lower secondary – Key Stage 3 (7IEC, 6IEC, 5IEC)

These classes serve as preparatory classes for the International GCSE curriculum.

Upper secondary

This two-year programme prepares the students for the International GCSE exams taken in May/June in 3IEC.
The Ministry of national Education, of Childhood and of Youth ratifies the qualifications providing the specified curriculum is completed successfully and grant “Diplôme du cycle moyen de l’enseignement secondaire (3e ES)”. Certain conditions apply.

This two-year programme equips the students with the knowledge required for university studies. During 2IEC, the students study for their AS level exams and during 1IEC, the students are prepared for their A-level exams.
You may then gain an equivalence of the Luxembourgish “Diplôme de fin d’études secondaires (1re ES) “. Certain conditions apply.

Our Learner Profile

Our Secondary School Curriculum

A wide and flexible range of opportunities await students at International School Michel Lucius. Over the course of 7 years, students develop skills and knowledge across many disciplines and gradually identify their areas of interest in a system that allows for flexibility and specialisation.

At the end of each stage, students complete international qualifications leading to the next phase of their education at ISML or beyond.

Subject choices – International GCSE

For further information: Cambridge international GCSE

Entry requirements

As we admit students with a variety of educational backgrounds from all over the world we will test their English to ensure they are able to access the English language curriculum:

7IEC and 6IEC students will be tested in English. The exams will assess the students’ reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. A mathematics placement test also needs to be sat.

5IEC, 4IEC and 3IEC students will be assessed in English and mathematics.

2IEC and 1IEC students will be assessed in English and in some of the subjects that they wish to study.

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